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    Review Headlander

    Stellar

    If a time traveller journeyed through time and told us that a 2D Metroidvania title would be one of the best games Double Fine ever released, we'd both scoff in disbelief and question why said time lord didn't tell us something more important, like who wins the US Election – or whether Paul Blart: Mall Cop 3 is ever made. See, on paper,...

  • News Lose Your Head Over Headlander on PS4 This Month

    Body shop

    Double Fine's quite literally lost its mind this time: Headlander, the latest title from Tim Schafer's team, is a game about a disembodied head. Sounds weird, right – until you remember that Rebellion's Neverdead did a similar thing. While that game was full-on grindhouse, however, this headless adventure is spoofing 70s sci-fi hard...

June2016

  • News PS2 Platformer Psychonauts Is Out on PS4 Now

    Well, in North America

    PlayStation 2 platformer Psychonauts is getting a sequel as well as a PlayStation VR spin-off, but you may be wondering what this series is all about. The original's a bit of a cult classic, launching to muted sales but real critical acclaim, and now it's getting another shot at success on the PlayStation 4, courtesy of...

January2016

  • News PS2 Platformer Psychonauts Levitates onto PS4 This Spring

    Raz more like it

    Psychonauts was what you'd call a cult classic back on the PlayStation 2 - and it's now on course for a PlayStation 4 release in the relatively near future. As with the other last-last-gen titles that Sony's been allowing onto its newest console, we assume that it'll feature trophy support, and will more than likely boast enhanced...

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    Review Broken Age

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it

    Broken Age is the newest release from Double Fine, the developer founded by adventure game legend Tim Schafer. The release is noteworthy for having a massively successful Kickstarter campaign; with a goal of $400,000, the studio ended up raising almost $3.5 million. Of course, with huge money came big expectations,...

  • News Costume Quest 2 Gets a Timely European Release Date

    A trick and a treat

    After spending, oh, just the eight months in SCEE quality assurance hell, Costume Quest 2 is finally ready for, er, Hallowe'en. The game's already available on the PlayStation 3 in Europe, but missed the Holiday of Horrors by some margin on the PlayStation 4. There's no word as to why the game was delayed – maybe it couldn't...

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    Review Costume Quest 2

    Trick or treat?

    Costume Quest 2 is the latest game from lauded developer Double Fine, and is actually the firm’s first full-blown sequel to boot. The title depicts the continuing adventures of twins Reynold and Wren, as they combat a time travelling delinquent dentist determined to destroy Hallowe’en and its teeth-decaying deeds. Much like the...

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  • News Psychonauts Launches on PSN Next Week

    Naut but good news

    Double Fine’s memorable PlayStation 2 adventure Psychonauts is coming to the North American PlayStation Store on 28th August, platform holder Sony has announced. The unhinged adventure will launch as a bog-standard PS2 Classic, so don’t expect any fancy visual upgrades or Trophy support. There’s no word on a price tag just...

February2012

  • News Minecraft Creator Makes Psychonauts 2 Offer

    Through Twitter, of course

    Earlier today, Double Fine Studios founder Tim Schafer told Digital Spy that he'd tried and failed, on multiple occasions, to find a publisher willing to support a sequel to Psychonauts. Released on PlayStation 2 back in 2005 to critical acclaim, the developer acknowledged that there was plenty of appetite for a follow-up...

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  • News Ron Gilbert Hangs Out With Schafer And Company At Double Fine

    Legendary video game funny-man - and DeathSpank designer - Ron Gilbert has confirmed he's reunited with his old friend Tim Schafer at Double Fine

    The duo were pivotal at LucasArts back in the day — but now are rocking out together on the Brutal Legend developers' tour-bus. Actually no - Ron's just borrowing Shafer's desk. “For the last couple of months Tim has been loaning me his desk here, as..

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  • News Download Festival Fans Smash Air Guitar World Record

    Good grief, this is why we're not excited over Brutal Legend

    We hate metal, we hate Jack Black and we don't have a strange affinity Tim Schafer like everyone else seems to. Thus there's not much going for Brutal Legend in our opinion. Alas, different strokes for different folks and all, so we'll grit our teeth and write this piece about the pompous sleaze that is Download Festival. EA made lots of..

  • News Activision Suing Double Fine Over Brutal Legend

    Yahoo are reporting that Brutal Legend developer Double Fine have received a lawsuit from Activision to "stop the release" of the game

    Activision claim they have invested "roughly $15 million" into the game's development and that "it still has a valid contract to release the game". Double Fine transferred to Electronic Arts late last year. EA commented on Activision's legal..